Township of Ross, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 2031, 9/11/2000, § 201]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to start or spread any false alarm of fire, including false alarms caused by improperly maintained alarm systems which are received whether by direct line or by telephone from an outside receiving center to Ross Township or Newcom 911 center.
[Ord. 2031, 9/11/2000, § 202]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to start or spread any false alarm or burglar alarm including false alarms caused by improperly maintained alarm systems which are received whether by direct line or by telephone from an outside receiving center to Ross Township or Newcom 911 center.
[Ord. 2031, 9/11/2000, § 203; as amended by Ord. 2288, 4/12/2010]
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Violation of § 13-501. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of § 13-501 of this Part, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days; provided, that any such person, firm or corporation charged with the violation of § 13-501 may, within 30 days after receiving notice of said violation, pay a service fee in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners to the Office of Building and Fire Inspection, in which event no proceedings shall be initiated; and, provided further, that no proceedings or service fee shall be charged and/or initiated for a first offense occurring within each quarter of the calendar year.
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Violation of § 13-502. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of § 13-502, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days; provided, however, that any such person, firm or corporation charged with a violation of § 13-502 may, within 30 days after having received notice of said violation, pay a service fee in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners to the Ross Township Police Department, in which event no proceedings shall be instituted; and, provided further, that no summary proceedings or service fee shall be charged and/or initiated for a first offense occurring within each 30 calendar day period.